Advising FAQs

If you need to meet with me

General RSENR student services and forms

ENSC Major official web site with information about Concentrations

What is CATS Audit report and how do I run one?

When does registration start?

How do I declare or change a major, minor, or concentration? (Registrar's page)

What is the process to change my major into, out of, or within the Rubenstein School?

How do I declare my 3 course/9-credit general education sequence outside of RSENR?

What is the UVM diversity requirement and what courses qualify?

How do I fulfill my diversity requirements if I am a transfer student to RSENR and ENSC?

How can I change or correct my CATS Audit report to formalize course subsitutions and exceptions?

What minors are available at UVM?

How do I withdraw from a course?

What is the effect of withdrawing from a course on my GPA?

Where can I find particular forms that I need?
(Some forms may be in the Dean's office or see Marcie Newland)

What should I do if I want to study abroad?

What should I do if I want to take a course elsewhere and transfer credit to UVM?

How have courses taken by students in the past transferred over to UVM? (Transfer Credit Guide)

Can I substitute a Core or General Education course?

Why is there a hold on my registration?

Useful Planning Tools

Breck's ENSC course on-line checklist (guidance only) (hard copy format)

Historic Enrollment from previous semesters (useful for forward planning)

Five-year planning calendar template

Standard class periods planning calendar template. NEW class periods starting Fall 2015!

Useful Advising Information

Rubenstein School Handbook (on-line)

Rubenstein School Academic and Advising Resources

UVM Course Search database

UVM Academics On-line (colleges, degrees, minors, policies, current catalogue, etc)

UVM Registrar's web page including...

Other Useful links

Undergraduate Academic Advising resources (Provost's page)

General UVM guidance on advising including a glossary of academic terms

Useful academic support including...

ACCESS for students with disabilities
The Learning Co-op for study skills, tutoring, extra instruction, and writing help
Trio for under-represented or less advantaged students

Rubenstein School homepage

E-mail Breck